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experience, but this film, it would be oscar worthy if hateful, as a category. >>> this in los angeles, a muslim and coptic christian leader stood side by side, strongly condemning both the film and the violent reactions. let's listen. >> we cannot allow the action of a few deceived fanatical individuals to define our communities. those individuals are responsible for their deepest actions which cannot be reflective of the respectable communities they claim to be members of. the violence only serves to continue ahead rather than taking positive steps to start the healing process. >> start the healing process, those comments a short while ago from los angeles, that joint news conference with coptic christians and muslim leaders. >>> and as we roll into the second hour here, i'm brooke baldwin, thanks for being with me on cnn. want to let you know, we are awaiting a speech by republican presidential hopeful mitt romney. he is set to speak in los angeles. he will touch on immigration reform. and first i want to show you something we just got in. take a look with me. this is a poll from th
through los angeles on october 12th where it then, you know, goes home to the california science museum? >> they have to get it off. that's first thing. can't take the 747 down the streets. they would have to cut down all the trees. they'll pull it off, put it on the ground and prepare it to go through the streets. and that is, you know, not just going to roll on its wheels. that's going to take a couple of weeks or a week to get that to go and it goes all by itself, beautiful little parade. >> chad myers, come back once we see endeavor land at l.a.x. we'll walk through the live pictures on our watch. >>> top of the hour, now this. and top of the hour, i'm brooke baldwin. the big story we're working in the world of politics, that being the fact that right now online the mitt romney campaign is in fact releasing the 2012 tax returns. questions now, how will the details of his taxes actually play into what is happening here politically as we are now, you know, less than seven weeks away from that november 6th date. we have christine romans, we also have candy crowley standing by to talk a
-maker surfaced publicly for the first time during an overnight visit to his probation officer in los angeles. more from los angeles, miguel what impact has all of this had on the coptic christian community, since he professed to be a coptic christian? >>. >> reporter: yes, they're lying low here, i spoke to people who know him, go to the church he goes to. they are distancing themselves from the movie, that coptic christians don't go to. this is the work of one man, a collection of individuals who have done it. they don't have anything to do with it. their big concern is that it will be a problem for their loved ones in faraway lands. it is absolutely -- when you consider this film, now nakoula basseley nakoula is increasingly under the microscope. the federal officials opened up a review of his entire case. he is on probation for five years because he was convicted in 2010 of fraud. and last night, about midnight, los angeles county sheriff's deputies took him to a -- a federal facility, apparently, to go see his probation officer, and it sounds like there was more than one probation office
it to los angeles and was there last night when her husband talked about the incident. >> i appreciate the fact that she is on the ground, safe and sou sound. i don't think she knows how worried some of us where. when you have a fire in the aircraft, there's no place to go and you can't find any oxygen from outside to the inside because the windows don't open. i don't know why they don't do that. it's a real problem and it's very dangerous. she was choking and rubbing her eyes and fortunately there was enough oxygen for the pilot and co-pilot to make a safe landing in denver. >> sounds pretty scary. no one was injured on the plane. a secret servicemember spoke with ann's mom saying it was supposed to be a nonsmoking flight. >>> now to pakistan where an official is offering a $100,000 reward for the anti-islamic filc maker. here he is. he said he was speaking for himself, not as a government representative. the prime minister condemned the bounty. and around the world there were protests. there were peaceful protests like this one in germany and more in nigeria, bag gla desh and pakista
but watching "endeavour" and beginning to see it head toward los angeles and toward edwards air force base we'll bring you live pictures. chad myers will join me understand again. we want to get to politics. >>> politics, politics, politics here. short time ago, florida's the big story today. short time ago, president obama arrived in florida, miami. here he is. miami to be precise. mitt romney got there yesterday. he is still in florida today. and you've heard us say it before. when you look at the map of the 50 states florida with the 29 electoral votes is crucial to romney's hopes for election. look at the numbers here. florida, 29 electoral votes. today, the poll shows the president leading romney in florida by 5 percentage points. this is a fox news poll. this same poll shows a seven-point obama lead in virginia. that is as you know another huge electoral state that's being considered a toss-up this year and may be right now looks like tipping toward the president. also this, perhaps is the biggest news of all. president obama with the seven-point lead in ohio. cnn's peter hamby with me
los angeles. this is neighborhood in long beach, a man that lives here says that nakoula basseley nakoula used his address to get credit cards and conduct some of the fraudulent activity that he carried out. he found out about it, called the police and hasn't seen him since. numbers associated with bacile's many identities turned up nothing. >> the number you dialed is not a work number. >> reporter: even anti-islamic activists said they were never sure who he was. >> sam is not his real name. i knew that. >> reporter: the same is true for the actors in his movie. >> he told me he was from israel today. he told me he was going to show the movie in egypt and either i assumed he was from egypt or -- >> he led you to believe he was egyptian. >> yes. because that's what i believed. >> reporter: this is the best address we have for sam bacile or nakoula basseley nakoula. you can see all of the media are camped out here. we'll try one more time to talk to him. [ knocking on door ] >> reporter: mr. bacile, mr. nakoula basseley nakoula. it's miguel marquez with cnn. this house at the cent
at this taking off from kennedy space center leaving florida and heading for los angeles where it will end up on display at the california science center, but not before it is going to touch down along a few places along the way for visits and refuel. john zarrella is live from the kennedy space scenter, and this is not just for nerds, but for all people, and tell us about the significance of this, because "endeavour" was built in california in 1991, and so this is a homecoming. >> well, it s. "endeavour" never would have been built at all if not for the tragedy here in 1986 when the "challenger" exploded and then president reagan saying that the space program would continue and they decided to go ahead to build the space shuttle "endeavour" and it rolled off of the assembly line in 1991 out in palmdale, california, and the first flight in 1992 was a satellite rescue mission. so, it has done a hubbel missions, and the first servicing mission, and flown to the international space station. flew barbara morgan the backup to crista mcauliffe who died on "challenger" and flew her to "endeavour," a
are the latest to move out. only two of the 23 new fall dramas are being shot in los angeles. big tv dramas mean big-time jobs. >> a typical drama, 22-episode drama will hire 840 people. >> paul keeps track of area production as president of film l.a. >> california is way behind. if they had at the beginning of the incentives race come out with a modest incentive that was broadly based, it would have shut down the whole race. >> now states like new york are battling for bragging rights as the new entertainment hub. >> we see the mayor and governor of new york claiming in this century they will be the center of film and television production. >> the loss of tv drama production alone. >> we're down so far that where we used to own 80%, we're down to about 29% this year. >> a decline that's draining the wallets of local production workers like dagg along with california coffers. the solution, dagg says it starts at the legislative level with a push for more competitive tax incentives. >> what will this place look like if things don't turn around? >> i don't think any of this -- i don't think any of
following the story in los angeles. what more do we know about nakoula basseley nakoula other than a lot of names? >> we know a lot about his past. we're learning more importantly how he sam bacile, the name he gave as producer and write egg of the film and learning how he made the film. >> do you like hollywood. >> i do. >> lilly had been in hollywood a week when she answered an ad on craigslist for an action adventure film called desert warrior. >> just moved out here. >> she met this man, sam bacile seen here for the first time on u.s. television. she says he was in charge of everything. >> was it your sense he was the writer and producer? >> yes. i really believe he was the writer. he definitely was the producer. he was the one writing the checks, handing out the money. he was running the show. >> under the name sam bacile. >> uh-huh. >> the shoot, a little weird but never heard any talk of politics or religion. the actors thought they were making a low budget cheesy film with little plot. >> we did wonder what it was about. they kept saying george. we're like this is the middle east
. to find out more, call today. >>> if los angeles, the opening scenes of carmageddon two appear to be free of traffic jams. ten miles of one of the busiest freeways in america are closed in los angeles. a repeat of what happened last year. kyung lah joins us from the 405. tell us why they're doing this, about the big demolition. >> reporter: the reason why they're doing it is because they're trying to widen the 405, adding a carpool lane. when all this construction is done, there's going to be 73 miles of carpool lane from orange county all the way through los angeles. and it's going to be the longest in the world. but the demolition that we've been watching all day, it's actually this bridge over my shoulder. this is the mulholland bridge. and that entire middle section that you're looking at, well, just a couple of hours ago, that wasn't there. let's look at what we were watching throughout the day. giant sections of the northern part of this bridge were coming down because they need to move the pillars further out so that the 405 can be widened for that carpool lane. so as you watch thi
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. endeavor scheduled to arrive in los angeles on friday where it will be on display at a science museum. nasa officials have been champing at the bit to get "endeavour" off the ground. the final flight has been delayed for two days by bad weather. did we mention it was your birthday today? >> yes, what a nice birthday present if "endeavour" does take off as we sit here and monitor "endeavour" as it waits. should be taking off momentarily. you mentioned the weather, that has been a problem over the last couple of days. obviously the weather forecast looks really good. not just visually looks like in florida it's going to be something like 80-something degrees. for florida, relatively clear, which means that "endeavour" should be table to take off. we're going to continue to monitor it and come back to you as soon as it starts. looks like it's starting to roll down. i can't tell. >> turn off your cell phones. you know, it's rolling down the runway. >> is the camera moving or is it a very slow roll to taxi? we're expecting it to take off in about nine minutes or so. we'll get that to you as soon
in may i moved to los angeles. i got a three-week contract, a $380 month apartment, a terrible dump, bought an opal car. >> the isuzu made the opal. >> technically it's not a car. >> no, it was a hair brush more than it was a car. terrible car. >> but you go work on a show for a year and you must be thinking i'm a harvard graduate. i'm on a show. life is beautiful. >> i'd love to pretend that's what i thought but i never feel that way. anyone who knows me will tell you i never think we're in good shape now. i've never done that. but, yes, i got that job. then as i said in the speech, my writing partner at the time and i lost that job. a lot of series of misadventures, highs and lows. >> at one point you were at wilson's house of suede and leather. >> yeah. >> and you're thinking how did a harvard graduate end up here? >> yeah. i had those thoughts many times where you -- and los angeles is a very -- when you don't have a job in los angeles, there's something about it that's more profoundly depressing than maybe not having a job other places. >> because all around you are success sto
in los angeles. cnn's miguel marquez is joining us now from los angeles. miguel, what was this meeting about? >> this was about probation. the federal authorities had previously said that his case was under review. he was convicted in 2010 of fraud and identity theft. he has supervised probation until 2015. so l.a. county detectives, sheriff's detectives came in, picked him up yesterday at the request of federal officials, and at midnight last night, he voluntarily went to talk to probation officer or officers, it sounds like. federal officials trying to figure out what the next steps are here. but given this guy's past, given his probation, given the case against him, he does have a lot to worry about. >> reporter: the spotlight on the mysterious filmmaker, growing stronger. federal officials say the court is reviewing nakoula besseley nakoula's case to see if he broke terms of his probation. nakoula faced 26 conditions for five years of supervised probation after his 2010 conviction for credit card fraud and identity theft. most glaring, the now-infamous filmmaker was barred from usi
of carmageddon appear to be free of traffic jams, for ten miles. one of the busier freeways in los angeles is çóclose. a repeat of what happened last year. there along the 405, how is it looking? >> reporter: well, so far, they are actually saying carmageddon two, to quote one of the fire chiefs is a very good sequel, so thumbs up, so far. and what you're seeing here is really what carmageddon is, the ten-mile stretch here of the freeway. you're talking all of this freeway, an essential artery here in los angeles, completely empty. there are no cars. you know how extraordinary this is. and then if you look up the 405 freeway you will see exactly why the 405 has had to shut down. this is the mulholland bridge, and the northern part of that has to come down. it has to be torn down to make way, at least that section, make way for an extra car pool lane. when the car pool lane is finished for this extra stretch of 405, all the way through, it will be 73 miles of car pool lane, the longest one in the world. but carmageddon, specifically meaning with the shutdown of 405, there is more traffic on all t
of one of the busiest freeways in america closed. motorists in los angeles are being advised to stay away one more time from a ten-mile stretch of the 405 through the sepulveda pass during construction. joining me, construction behind you, no traffic, again, behind you. this second time around for so-called carmaggedon. is there a feeling this will go smoothly just like the last one did? >> well, there's a hope that it will. and you do mention that, again. this is hollywood, los angeles. they're referring to it as carmageddon, the sequel. what you're seeing behind me is the construction behind me. this is the mulholland bridge. what you're seeing below the bridge, that is the ten-mile stretch of freeway. the 405, the nation's busiest freeway is completely empty right now. just a few minutes ago, our cameraman actually got a picture of the entire chunk, the northern part of mu holland bridge, a part of it acatually coming down. that's why the 405 freeway had to be shut down for so long. at the end of this, when the freeway does reopen at 5:00 a.m. monday morning, just in time for morning r
, and then it will make its way to a los angeles museum, but there's the other shot. and clear. how cool is that? i could watch that all day. as i said earlier, we call this dream-o-vision because this represented our future, you know, the space program. now it's the end of an era. we're finding other ways to get into space. the shuttle program no longer in existence, and now many of these shuttles are going around the country to museums, those that are still around. you know, we lost a couple in flight. this is all good news. this is interesting. kids, grown-ups, everyone, will be able to go to the museum and take part in history really looking at this and what was once our future, amazingly, now our past. how soon we move on and progress. let's see what is next. here's endeavour owner. >>> congress has left the building and won't be back until after the election. a recess without taking care of key business, like looming fiscal cliff and the farm bill. well, you know nancy pelosi weighed in, john boehner is weighing in. you do not want to miss what they are saying about this. ahhhh drill sound chirping
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never worked so well. >>> parents at a los angeles area high school are demanding answers after members of the soccer team at the school made these allegations, school officials are calling, them, i'm quoting them, deeply disturbing. these three players, they have accused their teammates of luring them into this ritual of hazing and sexual assault, all part of an initiation on to the varsity soccer team. some of the boys allegedly subjected to physical assault for as young as 14 years of age. cnn's casey wian is live outside this high school, the puente high school. fill me in. >> reporter: well, the latest, brooke, is that los angeles county sheriffs investigators have interviewed 70 current and former soccer players at la p t pepen puente high school. they say it appears hazing was going on in the soccer program for years and that some of it may have risen to the level of criminal conduct. four boys at the time of the alleged incident, three of them still minors today, one of them an adult, were questioned, cited and lease ereleased as the investigation is ungoing. also an unnamed te
burned 75 acres. check out the fire in los angeles. the fire started during the friday afternoon rush hour snarling the city's already infamous commute and burned through the night. and a tentative deal in chicago between the teachers union and the city's school board. union officials will meet sometime between now and sunday to draft framework for a deal. >>> and you might think they would be on the other side of this fight. the aclu suing the state of georgia on behalf of the ku klux klan over a violation of free speech. the klan filed for an adopt a highway permit back in june with you were turned down by the state's department of transportation because of the group's history of violence. well, the aclu says no matter how offensive the klan's positions may be everyone is entitled to freedom of speech. >> coming up, more responses to a story we told you about last hour. do you think a professor should have breast fed her baby during class? we still want to hear from you. tweet us at randikayecnn or victorcnn. we took the best of the old and combined it with modern technology. togeth
among high-profile democrats. so that's where the stir comes in. specifically also from los angeles mayor antonio villaraigosa, a former organizer with united teachers. he also happens to be chairman of the democratic convention this year. so right now, this movie is playing for delegates at the convention, and it's highlighting a big divide among democrats when it comes to education reform. so that's where the controversy comes in. >> all right. michelle turner, thank you. michelle will be back with us next hour with more show biz headlines including why actor cal penn is in charlotte to help his former boss. >>> the wait is finally over. kelly ripa introduced former nfl star kelly strayhan as her new co host today. worst-kept secret ever. he replaces regis philbin who left in november. other front runners included neil patrick harris, seth myers and josh groban. >>> coming up in the next hour of "newsroom," organic foods cost more, but are they better for you? the answer in 20 minutes. [ female announcer ] quaker yogurt granola bars. they're whole grain good... and yummy good. rea
protests over the film began. the man met with his probation officer near los angeles over night. he was convicted of bank fraud back in 2010 and placed on supervised probation for five years. he is ganned from using computers without approval from his probation officer and federal officials say his probation is now under review. >> thousands of antiputin protesters are marching the streets of moscow today. they're chanting russia without putin, and carrying banners saying putin is a parasite. some of them wearing t-shirts demanding the release of three members of a female punk band. they say the protestererize a minority and don't have much support. >> teachers rallying in chicago. >>> and later, the duchess of cambridge topless. another magazine promises to show more catherine wearing less than the palace ever wanted you to see. ♪ i can go anywhere ♪ i can go anywhere today ♪ la la la la la la la [ male announcer ] dow solutions help millions of people by helping to make gluten free bread that doesn't taste gluten free. together, the elements of science and the human element
national convention, los angeles mayor antonio. >> the second session of the 46th quadrennial of the democratic party will now come to order. i asked you last night if there was enthusiasm in the hall. and i can't hear you. do that again. welcome delegates, alternates, standing committee, members and other friends, members of the news media, guests from around the world and our fellow americans to our deliberations. the chair recognizes the delegate from ohio, the chair of the platform drafting committee, former governor ted strickland. >> mr. chairman, i move we suspend the rules to the amendment plat tomorrow adopted by this convention last night. >> governor strickland has made a motion on the floor to suspend the rules. is there a second? a motion to suspend the rules to permit the amendment to the platform has been moved and seconded. this is a nondebatable motion requiring a two-thirds vote. all those in favor suspending the rules say aye. all those oppose say no. in the opinion of the chair there's been a two-thirds affirmative vote to suspend the rules. governor, would
in downtown los angeles, more than 2,000 miles away from home. he spotted and mistaken for a lost child. >> he weighed 97 pounds, he was 5'3", the lapd said his skin was too white, he was obviously malnourished. >> reporter: he said the family put him on a bus to l.a. with a list of homeless shelters, he said despite the years of torture and being a captive, investigators say the teen is talking. >> he is very polite, very timid, and surprising to me, he let us in. >> reporter: neighbors say they were not aware the teen even lived in the home. and investigators say his 13 and 11-year-old sisters had not seen their brother in two years. right now, his two sisters are in protective custody. a family has volunteered to care for comer until the investigation is completed. the teen's parents have been charged with seven counts of child abuse and are being held without bail. nick valencia, cnn, atlanta. >>> the u.s. is on alert as new anti-american protests erupt overseas. demonstrations in bangladesh's capitol city turned violent. the demonstrations are over an independently made film mocking muham
.d., begins now. >>> hi, there. thanks for being with us. i'm speaking from los angeles. there's a new study out there. >>> also, my triathlon. after a year of training, you'll finally see this big race. >>> but first we're going to put something very important, cancer cures, under the microscope. this week m.d. anderson, it's the largest cancer center in the world made this startling announceme announcement. they said we're finally in a position to eradicate several cancers. not some day, far off in the future but soon. that includes cancers like melanoma, prostate cancer, childhood leukemias, even the biggest killer, lung cancer. no question it's challenge. for one thing there are some who say we simile can't afford the staringing cost of new treatments and we've also heard big promises before to be sure, but this time they're telling us it's different. >> translate. >> roslyn is 23 years old. she was halfway through college last december when she noticed something strange in her left breast. >> smnlt wasn't right. i just felt like it was something not good. >> two doctors told her not to
's wife was on her way to los angeles but made an unscheduled stop in denver after the cockpit filled with smoke. the campaign later tweeted that everything was okay. >>> and if you buy trader joe's peanut butter, you better check the cover. the store is voluntarily recalling its valencia creamy salty peanut butter with sea salt, a possible link found to 29 cases of salmonella in pennsylvania and massachusetts. the peanut butter in question is labelled with use by dates from may 23rd, 2013 to june 28th, 2013. >>> a truck driver in long island picked up a hitch-hiker and drove him around for four days. that story is odd enough there, but he then found out the man was wanted for murder, theft and forgery. the truck driver even invited the hitch-hiker over for dinner with his family, twice. police discovered he was a murder suspect during a stop at the george washington bridge. the driver obviously was shocked. >> i wasn't really shocked, because like i said, he was a very quiet guy. like my wife saw me, don't pick up any strangers. >> apparently he wasn't shocked. the suspect, 52-year-o
in los angeles. john zarrella is in florida. he was there for this morning's se sendoff. it's just bittersweet, looking at these pictures. >> reporter: yeah. you know, it really is, carol. "endeavour" flew 123 million miles during 25 flights over its history after it came off the assembly line in 1991. and this is, by far, one of its shortest flights cross country, as you mentioned, on the back of that 747. it's definitely kind of a victory tour of sorts, lifting off from the kennedy space center. about 7:20 am this morning, heading cross country. it flew over the space center in mississippi first. as you mentioned. then it went over the louisiana area, new orleans. assembly plant where they built the giant external tanks for the shuttle. and from here, it's on to houston. it will fly over the houston area in just a little while. probably about an hour from now, making several passes, flies over hughouston. and then ultimately landing at the ell ichington field near th johnson space center so folks there can get a look at "endeavour" before it takes off tomorrow morning. tomorrow m
'm reporting from los angeles today where we'll talk about omega 3 supplements. a full disclosure, i do take them myself, but a new study says don't bother. >>> and the triathlon, after a big race, we'll see more. and first, cancer cures under the microscope. >>> this week, md anderson, the largest cancer center in the world make this surprising announcement. they say we're finally in a position to radically reduce the death rate from several common cancers. not some someday, far off in the future, but instead, soon. including cancers like melanoma, prostate, lung cancer, the biggest killer. it is a big challenge, but some say we just simply can't afford the huge cost of new treatments. and we've also heard new ideas before, but this time they say it is different. she was half way through her senior year of college last december when she noticed something strange in her left breast. >> something was just not right. and i knew it was not. and i just felt like it was something not good. >> two doctors told her not to worry. but a biopsy told her the truth. it was cancer. rose linn lives outsid
and then on his 18th birthday shipped him to los angeles with a list of homeless shelters. authorities found him there and mitch is now back in georgia in safe surroundings and his parents are in custody. >> number five on a list of things never to do, this would be near the top. a man believed to be in his 20s jumped from the monorail at the bronx zoo and into a tiger pit. he's in critical condition after suffering puncture wounds but he's alive. that's the good news. staff used a fire extinguisher to keep the tiger at bay and the jumper then rolled under a hot wire to safety. wow. >> money can soon be on the way to the victims of the theaters victims in aurora, colorado. a special master has been appointed to distribute money to the families of those who lost their lives and the 58 wounded in that attack. feinberg comes to the project with specialized experience. he's also been hired by penn state who help claims by victims. ken feinberg joins me this morning. >> good morning. >> why do you think specifically you've been called in to help manage these funds once again? >> well, i think the pre
scouts of america is accused of kovrg up a pile of cases. the los angeles times is reviewing hundreds of documents from the 1970s to the 1990s. the paper says scout officials quietly asked those suspected of abuse to resign. give us an idea of how widespread this is? >> these documents, this is not just isolated cases. this is spread throughout the united states from places like los angeles to providence, rhode island. it's a culture of corruption it seems that even the executive leadership, they knew about this sh didn't report it and kept the people on the boy scouts from tell the parents about it. >> so, that's revealed in the documentation? how was that discovered or alleged that officials knew about it then failed to report it? >> some of these documents the "l.a. times" got their hands on, we asked the boy scouts of america how they got them. they didn't want to talk about that. these are people blacklisted from volunteering with the boy scouts and in the correspondence back and forth between the leadership and people that were allegedly abusing these children, it showed they kn
up here? >> i had those thoughts and los angeles is a very -- you don't have a job in los angeles, there is something about it that's more profoundly depressing than maybe not having a job other places. >> they are all-around you, success stories. the whole machinery is geared to achievement and success, not failure. when it's great, it's the best place to be in the world, when it's wrong, it's the most lonely place on earth. >> on this town, when you are walking on a sidewalk, you are perceived as a failure. >> if you walk you are perceived as a failure. >> you can walk on three blocks in the town and people will pass you who know you and say that's too bad what happened to conan. it's not like new york or any other city. that was a very -- there is lots of intense despair. >> you then get a big break. "saturday night live." >> i believe this gentlemen has something to say. >> i completed your course. i never dreamed i could be this handsome. thanks. >> you're handsome. give that man a round of applause! >> and after a year and a half, they read your sketches and give you a two-w
in los angeles. >> do you like hollywood? >> yes, i do. >> reporter: lilly had been in hollywood a week when she answered an ad on craigslist for an action adventure film called "desert warrior. ". >> first job. >> reporter: she met this man seen here for the first time on u.s. television. she says he was in charge of everything. >> was it your sense he was the writer and producer? >> yes, i believe he was the writer. he definitely was the producer. he was the one writing checks and handing out the money, and running the show. >> reporter: under the name sam basile? >> yes. >> the shoot weird, but never heard talk of politics or religion. they thought they were making a low-budget cheesy film with a little plot. >> this was the middle east, 2,000 years ago, and who is george. >> george turned out ton the >> george turned out to be the muhammad character. >> he did. and lilly had no lines, but was asked to come in after the shooting was done to dub her voice over that of another actress. other actresses she says went to the same sound studio also after the shooting was done to record the
following the story, and he joins me now from los angeles. good morning, miguel. so why was he meeting with police to begin with? >> reporter: well, he wasn't meeting with police. he was meeting with his probation officer. l.a. county sheriff's detectives picked him up around midnight to go and see his probation officer. media had been camped out there all week. clearly from those pictures you were showing, this is a guy who does not want to be seen. i'm sure he fears perhaps for his life. but there are other things out there. this is a man who was on probation until 2015. he was convicted in 2010 of identity fraud and identity theft. he has a slew of conditions that he has to keep up with, most interestingly that he is not supposed to use any device acce his probation officer ok'ing it. here are a few words from steve whitmore as to why they took him in. >> the l.a. county sheriff's department assisted federal probation officers in a voluntary interview -- nobody is arrested. nobody is detained. nobody is in custody. the gentleman came on his own accord. we're just assisting them in t
publicly during an overnight visit to his probation officer in los angeles. miguel marquez joining us now. what more have we learned from the meeting? >> we haven't heard anything from the meeting yet, but we know that the court system had opened up a review of this gentleman's five-year probation. he was on probation for five years of supervised probation after being convicted in 2010 for bank fraud and identity theft. l.a. county sheriffs deputies transported him about midnight at the behest of the court system. he went to meet with probation officers. this is sort of the next step in the process for them as they review his entire case to figure out whether or not they have to hold a hearing. that would come in the days or weeks ahead. once the hearing occurs, if it does, then his probation, the terms of it, could be changed, it could be revoked, and that mr. nicula could be in a much different position than he is now. he was returned to his house. he had nothing to say, and indeed all of this was voluntary as well. officials are very, very quick to point out, so we'll have to wait and
creator of the anti-muslim film ignited widespread protests throughout the muslim world. los angeles deputies paraded the man out of his southern california home early this morning. authorities say the man wrapped in a towel, then wanted to question him about possible probation violation. he served prison time for bank fraud and is banned from using a computer. the film "innocence of muslims" was uploaded to youtube. the man is not in custody or under arrest. shed more light behind the controversial film, joined by cnn's miguel marquez. why take him in for questioning now? what's with the timing in all of this? >> this is all part of the federal government's effort to investigate his parole -- his -- terms of his parole. and probation. he's on five years supervised probation after being convicted of bank fraud in 2010. one of 26 conditions that go along with that probation and one of them is that he's not allowed to use any devices or access the internet without first informing his parole officer, having his parole officer sign off on that device or in way he's using the internet. i
's take you to cnn's miguel marquez in los angeles. tell me what kind of legal trouble, if any, is nakoula in? >> well, it's not entirely clear. he was convicted in 2010 of fraud and identity theft. he was sentenced to a year in prison and five years probation, supervised probation. one of the things in that probation order is that he is not supposed to use any devices that could contact the internet or get online. because of his activities in the last several days, u.s. courts have opened up an investigation into his case to review everything. they wanted to bring him in to talk to a probation officer last night. and that's when l.a. county sheriff's detectives did. we have a bit more now on his probation -- the probation case against him. >> federal officials say the court is reviewing nakoula basseley nakoula's case to see if he broke terms of his probation. nakoula faced 26 conditions for five years of supervised probation after his 2010 conviction for credit card fraud and identity theft. most glaring, the now infamous film maker was barred from using any devices that could access the
. there has been a series of e-mails and hundreds of them in fact that were leaked to the los angeles times and they were e-mails that detail what the concert promoters were saying about him and people who were working with him, and what they were saying about his medical condition right before that big comeback tour was supposed to launch. the promoter is called aeg. and ag was apparently so worried about jackson that their top folks suggested hiring a psychiatrist and a big time psychiatrist to evaluate him and the e-mails paint a picture of michael jackson in crisis and they come off of the midst of two significant lawsuits that promoter is facing down. one of the lawsuits comes from the insurance agents, and the insurance company, and the insurance company that is asking a judge to wipe out the $17.5 million policy they are being asked to payout because of the death of the top star and they say that concert promoter purchased that policy saying that michael jackson was a-okay and ready to perform, and the other lawsuit is coming from the family of michael jackson and it is a wrongful de
. "the los angeles times" is reviewing hundreds of documents from the 1970s and '90s. the paper says scout officials quietly asked those accused of abuse to resign around then covered up the tracks. nick is tracking the story. how widespread is the "l.a. times" saying this is? >> they're not isolated incidences. from los angeles to chesapeake, virginia. hundreds of cases that were documented that weren't reported to law enforcement. >> and if these weren't i guess reported by these officials within the boy scout, are they saying parents didn't know or what are the alleged victims saying. >> the most outrageous thing about this is there were documents, these perversion files, people that were blacklisted from volunteering. the statements received from victims of abuse were never handed over to the parents. parents had suspicions, never made it over to the children. in fact, we spoke to the boy scouts of america earlier today and they gave us a statement saying we have always cooperated fully with law enforcement and now require members to report even suspicious of abuse directly to lo
in los angeles as we have been reporting, but there it is. it's just so beautiful to look at obviously they've been in use for 30 years now, but in 2011 that is the end of an era, and it's certainly always been beautiful to look at and a little bit of nostalgia, and as we say, dream-o-vision. final stop museum in los angeles. a little fly-over now in sacramento, california. we'll keep an eye on the endeavour and that jumbo jet. let's get one good look at it. there it is as it makes its way across. all right. never get enough of that. moving on now. so what's topping the music charts in denmark? ♪ >> all right. well, we're going take a listen. [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus liquid gels speeds relief to your worst cold symptoms plus has a decongestant for your stuffy nose. thanks. that's the cold truth! not quite knowing what the next phase was going to be, you know, because you been, you know, this is what you had been doing. you know, working, working, working, working, working, working. and now you're talking about, well you know, i won't be, and i get the chance to spend more
this 18-year-old was found wandering in a downtown los angeles bus stop more than 2,000 miles away from home. he's telling investigators his stepfather put him on a bus to jackson, mississippi, gave him $200 with a lit of l.a. homeless shelters were the idea he'd never come back. >> so what are these parents facing from the legal system? >> they're facing seven counts of child abuse. investigators are charging them -- they're interviewing the 13 and 11-year-old siblings as well, who say they didn't even know the color of of their brother's hair, he hadn't been outside in two years. they're investigating these or two siblings. now mitchell and the two girls are being held by authorities and placed with other foster families and hopefully will have a better future than they've had. >> a ground breaking announcement from the largest cancer center in the world. how researchers hope to radically reduce the death rate from several common cancers. for our country, rgy drilling thousands of feet below fresh water sources within self-contained well systems. and, using state-of-the-art monitorin
'll keep you updated. >>> and we'll look at the suspected creator of the anti-muslim film. los angeles deputies paraded the man out of his southern california home early this morning. you see pictures, there he is with his face covered right there. they say the man wrapped in the towel is nakoula basseley nakoula. they wanted to question him about possible probation violations. now he served time for bank fraud and is banned from using the computer. the investigators say the man is not in custody, nor, is he under arrest. >>> and we still have not seen his face, but the world's eyes are fixed on the 55-year-old, as we learn more about the checkered past. and as we shed light on this nakoula basseley nakoula, miguel, we learned he was taken in for questioning today. what is that all about? >> this was a voluntary effort on his part and the authorities's part. he was under supervised probation for that bank conviction back in 2010. they are concerned that he may have broken some of the rules. there are 26 different conditions tied to his probation. the one they seemed to be perhaps most
woman -- this was her very first film in los angeles, which you find kind of amazing. they said it was weird. the entire thing was weird. the script was weird. the direction was weird. the process was weird. some little voice inside said there might be something strange about this film, but it didn't overwhelm just the overall cheesyness of the film. they never understood the full picture. sam bassel kept all the information very compartmentalized. this is a guy who knew what he was doing, set out to do it, and seemed to have fooled everyone until now. >> miguel, what more do we know about the filmmaker? i understand the feds actually visited him this weekend, and thief got more information? >> yes. federal probation officers wanted to talk to mr. bassel because he is under five years probation. l.a. county sheriff's department did it around midnight on friday night, early saturday morning. they took him for a half hour to talk to probation officers. you know, there are 26 different conditions of his probation. one of them is about not being able to access the internet or have d
force base this afternoon. "endeavour" will reach its final stop, los angeles, tomorrow. >>> on capitol hill, the focus is on fast and furious, as the justice department's inspector general is set to testify to house lawmakers about his report into the weapons trafficking program. the report recommends punishment for 14 people but says there is no evidence attorney general eric holder nor president obama knew about the tactics used in the program. which, as you know, led to the death of a u.s. border patrol agent. so much outrage over that program. remember the goal was to sell guns to trafficker, then trace the guns, intercept them, bust the traffickers and then bust the drug cartels. but the bureau of alcohol, to be alcohol an-- tobacco and firear lost track of the guns. some of the classified documents in the investigation have not been released. that led house republicans to accuse attorney general eric holder of a cover-up. earlier i talked with congressman jason chaffetz, a republican from utah, and member of the house committee that will grill the inspector general about his repo
on the auto parts industry for jobs. >> his competition, mitt romney is in los angeles this morning, looking to beef up support among latino voters. he will pledge reform to the nation, what he calls broken immigration system when he addresses the hispanic chamber of commerce today. there are no details exactly about how he would do it in the excerpts of the speech released so far to the media. >>> it is a one-year anniversary of the occupy movement. can you believe it? protests are planned in lower manhattan today and expected to begin in about two hours. today, protesters are planning rallies in the more than 30 cities around the world, including a march on the new york stock exchange. >> we are watching to see how big they get today. >>> prince william and his bride, katherine, also known as kate. their lawyers are filing a complaint against the photographer that snapped those topless pictures of the duchess of cambridge. they plan to go to court to stop the publication of more topless photos of the duchess. they're going to seek some damages. >> that was so unfortunate. tough on her. >>>
in the campaign? >> reporter: as a matter of fact, after his speech here in los angeles, we tried to go up to the gop nominee and ask him that question. he did not respond to our question. but he did do an interview with telemundo earlier this afternoon. and he told telemundo he's happen with his campaign staff and his top advisers are staying put. >> jim acosta, thanks so much for that report. romney's retooling comes just after politico published a detailed insider's account of his campaign's recent stumbles based on interviews with unnamed staffers. politico executive editor jim vandehei is one of the article's authors. jim, as we read through that report, i've read it a couple of times, it really paints quite a picture of the romney campaign over the last several weeks. what's the takeaway? >> well, first off, thanks for having me on, joe. ting takeaway is you have a campaign that's really sort of hit real turbulence. i think it really started after the convention where you started to have a lot of conservatives, "the wall street journal," "the weekly standard," trent lott. other repub
bail. he is in a federal lockup this morning today here in los angeles, and something i found quite interesting. you mentioned that court hearing, suzanne. when the judge said, so, what is your name. the judge said what did you say? and he said mark bassely. even in that hearing he wasn't sure what name he wanted to use. >> he was confused. 17 names. he was confused. his attorney says that he believes that his safety could be at risk. why? >> the reason why is that according to his attorney, you think about all of this anger that's been inflamed around the world because of this film and what his attorney says is in the federal prison. we're looking at a population with a significantly large muslim background, and so that's why he says that he believes that putting his client in that federal lockup could pose a risk for his own safety, but the prosecution is saying he is just going to be kept separate from the general population, and the judge eventually siding with the prosecution. >> thank you. >>> here's what we're working on for this hour. an exciting new find on mars. the martia
of the busiest freeways in america closed. people in los angeles are calling it car mugedden two. will it live up to that name? last summer, drivers went through a similar closure on the 405. it went smoothly because most drivers actually tried to avoid the 405. are they doing it again this year? lots of construction activity behind you, but thankfully, no, i guess, traffic tie-ups anywhere. >> we actually just got an update from the l.a. fire department and the organizations that are running this construction. we're actually hearing that so far, there aren't any major massive delays anywhere in the los angeles area. it does appear that people are listening to the public warning to try to stay at home. i'm going to quote the fire chief here and she actually said that carmageddon so far is an excellent sequel. what is happening behind me is what is referred to as carmageddon. the nation's busiest stretch of freeway. there's a ten-mile stretch that is shut down. if you have ever driven in los angeles, this is stunning not to see any vehicles on this amount of freeway. why it has to be shut down? it
. from new york, chicago, to los angeles, apple fans have been lining up for days. some people were selling their spots in line with prices reaching as high as $500. so, maggie, is the fanfare dying down a bit? >> reporter: it is. sort of shifting, carol. in anticipation of getting in to the now fascination of getting into the gadgets they've been waiting for. i don't know if you're a football fan. the only way to describe a day like today is really this is the technology world's version of tailgating. this isn't just about the product itself but really about the experience that happens here. i want to show you what's going on in the line. you have this sort of spectators and there are still some customers that are penned up, snaking their way around. we can actually see the end of the line now. earlier this morning it wrapped around the block. who are these people? some of them are die-hard apple fans. other people tried to preorder. it was so popular, remember, 2 million phones sold out in 24 hours, that they couldn't do it over the internet. they were forced to come down here and
, los angeles. the shuttle's new home, the california science center in downtown l.a. a live report from kennedy space center in the next half hour. >> can we see the dramatic re-enactment again? >> you know what? here's the deal. they were supposed to fly yesterday, can you imagine with all those torrential winds. >> oh, yeah. >> i'm sure it would have been a big delay. >> fifth graders and schoolchildren all over california can't wait for their annual trip. >> that's right. >> exciting. 17 minutes past the hour. coming up, more signs of a recovery in the housing market. >> for an expanded look at all of our top stories head to our blog cnn.com/earlystart. [ male announcer ] what if you had thermal night-vision goggles, like in a special ops mission? you'd spot movement, gather intelligence with minimal collateral damage. but rather than neutralizing enemies in their sleep, you'd be targeting stocks to trade. well, that's what trade architect's heat maps do. they make you a trading assassin. trade architect. td ameritrade's empowering web-based trading platform. trade commission-free fo
. the retired shuttle is en route to los angeles where it will go on display at the california science center. today "endeavor" will fly from houston to edwards air force base in california. it will include a flyover of tucson, arizona, to honor gabby giffords. her husband mark kelly was the commander on endeavor's final mission. >> such amazing pictures. >>> rob, we want to know will the weather cooperate with today's flight? >> it looks like it. you never get tired of seeing that piggyback of the 747. today's weather will be fantastic. although they are not happy that they're not getting one of these puppies at mission control in houston. rightfully so. they have a problem there. 60 degrees in houston. so we're looking at really what it looks like the first half of the journey and then getting to the west coast later on tonight and tomorrow. all right. morning lows across the northeast right now we have 27 degrees in new york. that is enough for frost and pumpkins for sure. frost and freeze advisories up for northern new england and parts of lower canada. 56 degrees in new york city. you re
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